Our news – keeping you informed

Work has commenced on the Esso trail

Work has commenced on the Esso trail. All brush and trees were cut down and the Esso section of trail will have machinery on it to make trail smoother etc. The trail head from Esso onto the Rails to Trails work will commence Monday. This work will involve new turning...

Bike Week Kickoff

The weather gods were with us as SMBARTA kicked off Bike Week with two fun rides. There was lots of evidence of busy beavers at the Park and Beaver Dam ride and participants were able to use their gift certificates at the end of their ride for a well-earned treat! The...

Trail Caution in Ingramport

Please be careful on the trail in the Ingramport area. A tree has fallen across the trail and has the potential to cause injury. We are working on sending out a work crew to cut the tree out of the way and will let everyone know when it is cleared. This is a great...

Bike Week Rides – Saturday June 1st

We are also hosting two fun rides on Saturday June 1 to celebrate Bike Week 2019. Beaver Dam and Park Ride A great ride for families and novice riders.Saturday, June 1st 10 am-2 pm (rain day June 2). Start from Jerry Lawrence Park parking lot on Highway 3 and proceed...

Spring Update from the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails Association

Dear Friends and Trail Users, A lot has been happening on your Trail over the winter and we would like to update you on some exciting events that are being planned.  Your Board, although just a few people, has been busy – we have new brochures, a new website and...

Trail re-open for ATV use

The Trail is now open again for ATV use! At this time we would like to thank everyone for your kind patience and understanding, it is very much appreciated.

Staying safe on a field trip

Staying safe at any age and at any point in our lives is always important. This is especially true when it comes to children. A  group of very special children at an after-school education program were looking at this with their teacher, here is a really lovely letter...

March issue of NS Trails Newsletter

We wanted to share with everyone the latest March 2019 issue of NS Trails Newsletter, packed full of information on all upcoming events such as the International Trail Day, deadline for Trail awards, Hiking Summit details and news on the latest...

Painted pebbles on the Trail

It feels like Spring is well on it's way and it looks like it is too, someone has been busy painting and leaving some pretty pebbles along our Trail. What better way to come and enjoy the lovely weather by exploring the Trail and seeing if you too can find...

The Great Cycle Challenge 2019

Do something amazing this June and help ride to fight kids' cancer by being part of the Great Cycle Challenge 2019. And what better place to do it than along our beautiful Trail? So what are you waiting for, get on your bike, get out in the...

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The SMBARTA Board